If you’ve never ventured out to our farm in Marseilles, IL – the Les Brown Memorial Farm – now is a great time to come and check it out. There will be lots to eat and see. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773.549.1336 if you have any questions.
Great news! Growing Home’s Kickstarter project – Harvesting Hope – has been selected to Seed Chicago, the city’s new curated Kickstarter page for projects specifically focusing on job creation and growth in Chicago’s neighborhoods. A major benefit to being selected to Seed Chicago is our project will receive increased exposure, increasing our ability to meet […]
Growing Home’s Wood Street Urban Farm presents its: Season Kick-off Open House Celebration Wednesday, April 24th from 1pm – 4pm Soul Food Junkies starts at 4pm Including: An Organic Farm Stand Farm Tours Healthy Cooking Demonstrations Garden Workshops for Children and Adults Information and Resources Refreshments Plus More! This family-friendly event is free and open […]
This Thursday, March 14, our state legislators in the Restorative Justice Committee will vote on HB 3061. HB 3061 expands the number of convictions that are eligible for sealing. Sealing is an effective legal remedy to reduce the long-term negative impact of a criminal record and enable individuals to obtain gainful employment, pursue education, and […]
In addition to great USDA Certified Organic produce, Growing Home also sells egg shares in our Community Supported Agriculture program. They are selling out fast though, so register today if you want to receive farm fresh eggs from happy chickens this year! Here’s a bit about our chickens from Production Manager Tracy Noel: Our […]
Come join Growing Home, Imagine Englewood If, and Skin Deep for a natural hair curl clinic at Lindblom Park, Saturday, February 9th. Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 773.434.7144 to find out more!
TruBlooms fragrance is made from herbs and flowers grown right here in Chicago, including lavender grown at Growing Home’s training farm at Su Casa. It’s a great local holiday gift, and if you purchase their perfume by clicking this link, Growing Home receives 10% of the proceeds! If that doesn’t excite you, this video will:
Growing Home’s Field Training Specialist, Breanne Heath, organized a cooking demonstration at Hogan’s Soup Kitchen last week. Raven, the winner of our Intern Cook-Off Challenge, showed off her skills, preparing a simple salad using lettuce and tomatoes from Growing Home’s garden at Su Casa and explaining how to prep and bake Kale chips for the breakfast-goers.
[fsg_gallery id="1"] Our second cohort of interns recently took place in a cook-off challenge at Kennedy King College’s Washburne Culinary Institute. Interns in our food service career track take courses at the Institute and then compete by creating and preparing their own recipe to wow the judges. Many of the interns modified their personal and […]
We had a very successful farm-to-table dinner last night and wanted to send a big thank you to everyone who made the event possible. First, of course, thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the evening with us and who made donations to support our ongoing work. We hope you all enjoyed the […]